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War is the national industry of Prussia.

War is the normal state of the people See quote detail

War is the science of destruction.

War is the trade of Kings.

War is the unfolding of miscalculations.

War makes thieves and peace hangs them.

War never leaves, where it found a nation.

War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.

War will disappear, like the dinosaur, when changes in world conditions have destroyed its survival value.

War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.

War would end if the dead could return.

War! that mad game the world so loves to play.

War, even in the best state of an army, with all the alleviations of courtesy and honor, with all the correctives of morality and religion, is nevertheless so great an evil, that to engage in it without a clear necessity is a crime of the blackest dye. When the necessity is clear, it then becomes a crime to shrink from it.

War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour but an empty bubble.

Wars and rumours of wars.

Wars are begun by frightened men.

Wars are not favourable to delicate pleasures. See quote detail

Wars are not fought for territory, but for words. Man's deadliest weapon is language. He is as susceptible to being hypnotized by slogans as he is to infectious diseases. And where there is an epidemic, the group-mind takes over.

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

Wars produce many stories of fiction, some of which are told until they are believed to be true.


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